Principal Investigator


Professor Peter Jaffé is interested in the physical, chemical, and biological processes that govern the transport and transformation of pollutants in the environment, and their application towards the remediation of contaminated systems. He received his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering and was a faculty member at the Universidad Simón Bolívar in Venezuela before coming to Princeton in 1985. He was Chair of Princeton’s department of Civil and Environmental Engineering from 1999 to 2005. Prof. Jaffé is currently Associate Director for Research of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University.